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Application of Optimal Control Theory to Dynamic Soaring of Seabirds
Optimal control theory is applied as a method for determining the minimum wind strength required for dynamic soaring of seabirds. Dynamic soaring is a flight technique by which seabirds extractExpand
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JACQUES HERBRAND : LIFE , LOGIC , AND AUTOMATED DEDUCTION
The lives of mathematical prodigies who passed away very early after groundbreaking work invoke a fascination for later generations: The early death of Niels Henrik Abel (1802–1829) from ill healthExpand
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On the Genesis of the Lagrange Multipliers
The genesis of the Lagrange multipliers is analyzed in this work. Particularly, the author shows that this mathematical approach was introduced by Lagrange in the framework of statics in order toExpand
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The Complex Itinerary of Leibniz’s Planetary Theory: Physical Convictions, Metaphysical Principles and Keplerian Inspiration
Foreword.- 1.An Introduction: The Historical-Conceptual Reference Frame.- 2.Description of the most Important Elements of Leibniz's Planetary Theory.- 3.An Interlude: Leibniz's Concept of Inertia.-Expand
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THE TEACHING OF HISTORY OF SCIENCE AT THE UNIVERSITY: SOME BRIEF CONSIDERATIONS
I teach history of science at the University of Udine, Italy. My students – about 25 – frequently the second and the third year at the faculty of Letters and Philosophy (now called “PoloExpand
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Improving Information Systems Interoperability and Flexibility Using a Semantic Integration Approach
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In this paper we propose an abstract architecture of a Semantic Service Bus addressing scalability issues emerging in current Enterprise Service Bus solutions. Expand
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A Java applet-based virtual environment as a usable interface to distributed services and collaborative applications on the Internet
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In this paper we tackle the problem of implementing a user graphical interface that plays the role of an Internet distributed applications container. Expand
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From Fermat to Gauss: indefinite descent and methods of reduction in number theory
IndexForeword IPreface by Joachim Fischer III-VIIChapter 1: Introduction, 1-161. What is the infinite or indefinite descent 1-42. The set of problems dealt with applying the descent 4-123. IndefiniteExpand
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On the Jesuit Edition of Newton’s Principia. Science and Advanced Researches in the Western Civilization
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In this research, we present the most important characteristics of the so called and so much explored Jesuit Edition of Newton’s Philosophi? Naturalis Principia Mathematica edited by Thomas Le Seur and Fran?ois Jacquier. Expand
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